Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group practising primarily in the area of patent and trademark law. Represents several large oil & gas companies, pharmaceutical companies and smaller businesses in patent and trademark protection, as well as patent and trademark litigation. Has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. Dr. Bridger has a PhD in microbiology and is a Registered Patent and Trade-mark Agent in Canada and a Registered Patent Agent in the United States of America. Member of the CBA and IPIC. Recognized in IAM Patent 1000 as one of the world's leading patent practitioners in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Recognized as a leading energy lawyer in Canada in Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers. Listed in Best Lawyers International as one of Canada's leading intellectual property lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Called to the Alberta Bar in 1994.